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One of the most beautiful and well-preserved moonstones in the city. Here the earlier order of the carvings of animals in the concentric semi-circles is different to some other moonstones (as often seen at Anuradhapura). Only one animal is featured in each band and the narrow bands between the wider ones also are decorated, with geometric or rosette patterns. Viewed inward from the outer circle: flame motif, 31 geese, 14 elephants (with trunks held curled or hanging down), 12 horses, scrolled creeper (vine), separated by decorated band and finally lotus petals of the central half-lotus. The vertical bands of the steps are decorated in bas reliefs of ganas (dwarf figures) separated by ornate pilasters. Length: 7 feet, 6 inches. Breadth: 4 feet, 9.5 inches.